Making the Most of Your Deer by Dennis Walrod

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All-purpose guide to utilizing your deer after the killDetailed instructions on field dressing and butchering Varied recipes for venison plus tips on do-it-yourself taxidermy

You've braved the elements, spent hours lying in wait, and had your share of near misses, but you've finally bagged that prize whitetail or mule deer. Now what? In this wide-ranging guide, Dennis Walrod tells you everything you need to know to maximize the use of your deer. In addition to essential instruction on field dressing and transport, the author goes on to cover salting and tanning hides, aging venison, leathercrafting, soapmaking, trophy mounting, and creating home furnishings and decorations. Also included is a selection of mouthwatering venison recipes, making this an indispensable resource for any hunter looking to extend the hunting experience beyond the moment of the kill.


About Dennis Walrod

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Dennis Walrod has written for a number of outdoor magazines, including Field and Stream, Outdoor Life, and Gray's Sporting Journal. He lives in western New York State. To find out more about Dennis Walrod and his books, check out his website at
Published June 14, 2004 by Stackpole Books. 272 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Cooking, Nature & Wildlife. Non-fiction

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